injurious

2 definitions found

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Injurious \In*ju"ri*ous\, adjective [L. injuriousus, injurius; cf. F. injurieux. See {Injury}.]

1. Not just; wrongful; iniquitous; culpable. [Obs.] --Milton.

Till the injurious Roman did extort This tribute from us, we were free. --Shak.

2. Causing injury or harm; hurtful; harmful; detrimental; mischievous; as, acts injurious to health, credit, reputation, property, etc.

Without being injurious to the memory of our English Pindar. --Dryden.

Syn: Harmful; hurtful; pernicious; mischievous; baneful; deleterious; noxious; ruinous; detrimental.

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

injurious

adjective

1: harmful to living things; "deleterious chemical additives" [syn: {deleterious}, {hurtful}, {injurious}]


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